Krunal Pandya's all-round show headlines Baroda win
Allrounder Krunal Pandya followed his 72 off 101 balls with career-best returns of 4 for 20 to headline Baroda's 92-run victory over Assam at the Karnail Singh Stadium in Delhi. Left-arm spinner Swapnil Singh also impressed with the ball, taking 3 for 37 as Assam were bowled out for 141, chasing 234.
Rishav Das (44 off 99 balls) provided the lone source of resistance for Assam as Krunal and Swapnil ran through their batting line-up. Barring Rishav, only captain Arun Karthik passed 20 as Assam were dismissed in 42.3 overs.
Haryana lost opener Nitin Saini off the first ball of their chase and were soon reduced to 29 for 3. Shivam Chauhan struck 46 off 62 balls and Rajat Paliwal scored a more patient 32, but the rest of the batting line-up fell away.
Having chosen to bat, Vidarbha had lost their openers cheaply as well, but Ganesh Satish's 78 and Apoorv Wankhade's 45-ball 64 not out rallied the team to 237 for 9. Mohit Sharma, Sanjay Pahal, and Rahul Tewatia picked up two wickets each for Haryana.
Wicketkeeper-batsman Mahesh Rawat's unbeaten 88 off 97 balls helped Railways beat Odisha with six wickets and six balls to spare at the Palam ground in Delhi. Rawat was ably supported by Shivakant Shukla (30), Ashish Yadav (45) and Arindam Ghosh (45) as Railways sealed the chase of 229.
Four Railways bowlers had taken two wickets as Odisha were restricted to 228 for 8. Opener Sandeep Pattnaik scored 85, allrounder Biplab Samantray hit 33, but they lacked substantial support from the other end. Ambikeshwar Mishra came away with figures of 2 for 45 on List A debut.